England vs Australia, 2nd ODI - Statistical highlights

England vs Australia, 2nd ODI – Statistical highlights

Ben Stokes England. (© Getty Images)
Ben Stokes England. (© Getty Images)

England vs Australia, 2nd ODI – Statistical highlights: Australia proved out to be too tough to be handled for England as the ODI champions thumped down the hosts for a comfortable 65-run win at the Lord’s to take a 2-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series. Australia who batted first, put on a score of 309 in the limited 49 overs with help of contributions from all the batsmen. Later England could manage to score only 245 as captain Morgan fought lonely with a brilliant 85-run knock. Here we look at all the possible stats recorded during the course of the game.

Here is the England vs Australia, 2nd ODI – Statistical highlights:

0 – Number of times Australia lost a 5-match bilateral series after winning the first 2 match.

0 – Number of times England won a 5-match bilateral series after losing the first 2 match.

309 – Australia’s score of 309 was the highest score at Lord’s since 2003. Since the famous Natwest Final in 2002 between England and India, this is only the 2nd time a team managed to record a 300+ total in ODIs at Lord’s.

9 – Current win was Australia’s 9th consecutive win ODI Cricket. However, Australia won 10 and more ODIs in a row on 6 occasions.

6 – Ben Stokes became the 6th player in ODI Cricket to be dismissed by “Obstructing the field”. He is the only Non-Asian to be dismissed in such manner in ODIs.

2 – Ben Stokes became the 2nd England player to be dismissed by “Obstructing the field” in International Cricket. L Hutton was the other England player and he got out “Obstructing the field” in Test Cricket, the only player to be given out “Obstructing the field” in the longer format.

7 – Mitchell Marsh became only the 7th Australian to score at least 60 runs, take a catch, pick up a wicket by bowling at least 9 overs. Glenn Maxwell, Shane Watson, Mark Waugh, Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Greg Chappell are the other Australians to do so. Steven Waugh recorded such performance on 2 occasions.

10 – Mitchell Marsh became only the 10th player to record a strike-rate of 200 or more in an ODI innings while batting at No.7 or below. Shahid Afridi achieved this feat on 3 occasions.

1 – Number of balls David Warner faced before getting retired hurt and never returned. Rohit Sharma against England in 2011 was the only other player who got retired hurt on the first ball he faced and didn’t resume his batting.

0 – Number of times before this game an ODI innings recorded 35 plus scores for the players batting at No.3 to No.7. This was recorded during Australian innings.

15.71 – Partnership run-rate of Eoin Morgan and Liam Plunkett’s stand. Only 19 other 50+ partnership stands in ODI Cricket had a better run-rate than this. Also, this is the highest run-rate for a fifty plus stand recorded for 9th or below wickets.

2012 – Last time England made 6 different bowlers to bowl a minimum of 7 overs in an ODI game was in 2012 against South Africa which was also at Lord’s and in September.

7 – Liam Plunkett is only the 7th player to possess strike-rate of 200 in 2 or more innings, minimum of 10 runs scored while batting at No.10 or below in ODI Cricket.